biodegradable disposable straws
THe only real alternative to plastic straws
WHAT A WHEAT wheat-stem drinking straws offer an excellent, environmentally sustainable and economically feasible alternative to disposable plastic straws.
WHAT? A WHEAT STEM?
We have not invented anything new, but these straws can revolutionise how we consume beverages. Sometimes to go ahead it is worth to look back.
Wheat stems were the drinking straws that we used on a daily basis
before the nasty invention of plastic ones.
PAPER STRAWS vs WHEAT STRAWS
One may argue that disposable paper straws are an alternative.
However, their production is tedious and uses lots of chemicals and they get soggy in a couple of minutes. Hence, they are far from ideal.
Wheat Stems straws are not processed and are a sustainable solution.
Help us change the world one straw at time
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Everyday Restaurant, Bars, Café all over the Country are using millions of plastic straws that end up in landfilling.
It is time to take care of our Planet.
ONE STRAW AT TIME
"The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones"
What size are the straws?
At the moment we have available long straws 19cm.
We are working to get shorter 12cm ones
Are WHAT A WHEAT straws Gluten Free?
Yes, studies done on the same products by Food Allergy and Resource Programs showed a low gluten reading of 8ppm, which is classed as gluten-free. For a product to be classified as gluten-free the ppm reading must be under 20ppm.
Are the straws actually made of wheat?
Correct. They are the stem of the wheat plant.
We strongly discourage to eat and digest the straws.
They should only be used as as drinking straws for a multitudes of drinks.
Hay or Grass allergies, what to do?
If you suffer from severe allergies to hay or grass we recommend you consult your doctor or allergist before using WHAT A WHEAT Natural drinking straws.
Are plastic straws cheaper?
Yes they are, but we must move away from something really cheap to start using something that it is still cheap but better for the environment.
We do suggest to start applying the 'Straws upon request' rule on your restaurant and bar.
By implement such a policy in your venue and offer straws only if your customers ask for, you will realize how few people actually do. With the money you will save by using less straws, you will be able to offset the cost of wheat straws easily.
It has been proven.